Covering over 5,000 acres of land in Rajasthan, solar project to be executed by Tata Power is expected to generate about 2,500 million units annually.
Tata Power Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, bagged India’s largest single solar EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) order of 1,000 MW from SJVN Ltd.
Covering over 5,000 acres of land in Rajasthan, this project aims at reducing around 22.8 lakh kg of carbon emission and is expected to generate about 2,500 million units annually.
Rs 5,500 crore EPC order also involves the use of Indian made cells and modules.
The project will be developed under the CPSU scheme of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and will be completed within 24 months.
“We are proud to have won this mega solar project from SJVN. Implementation of such a large project reflects our commitment to the promotion of clean and green energy in the country and strengthens our position as the leading solar EPC player,” Dr Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power, said.
With this win of 1 GW, the company’s order booking crosses the Rs 12,000 crore with a cumulative portfolio of more than 9.3 GW for utility-scale renewables projects.
As one of the largest solar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates a world-class manufacturing unit in Bangalore, with a production capacity of 580 MW of modules and 530 MW of cells.
The company has a portfolio of more than 8.3 GW of ground-mount utility-scale, over 950 MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects and installed over 65,000 Solar Water Pumps in the country.